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Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival

Kingman and Heritage Islands Park

WHAT: The Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival returns as the signature folk festival in the Washington, DC area. The festival will celebrate the community, local music, food and culture all on the beautiful Anacostia River. In just a few years the festival has grown to become the largest all local music festival in the region, attracting over 10,000 attendees annually since 2014.

Enjoy over 20 bluegrass, folk, and Americana bands on multiple stages strewn throughout the vast island as well as delicious craft beer, local food, and our signature Tito's Festival Cocktail as well as a number of merchants, vendors, and and a kids' corner. The festival has something for everyone!

WHEN: Saturday June 9, 2018 from 12:00pm- 8:00pm

WHERE: Kingman and Heritage Islands Park on the west bank of the Anacostia River.
575 Oklahoma Avenue NE Washington, DC (entrance at RFK Stadium Lot 6).
Biking and metro are encouraged. A free shuttle will be running from the Stadium Armory Metro Stop. Parking is available in RFK Lot 6 for a fee.

WHO: Lineup will be announced this winter so check back soon!

WHY: Proceeds from the festival benefit the educational programming of Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region as well as the continued maintenance of Kingman Island as an educational and recreational space for the community. Living Classrooms Foundation strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as living classrooms.

Twitter - @KIBluegrassFest
Instagram - @KIBluegrassFest

Tickets are on sale now! We anticipate sell out crowds this year so get your tickets before it's too late!
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